The latest news for National Skills Week

Workforce of the Future: Focus on Digital
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  • October 1st, 2020

Following on from the Workforce of the Future event held during National Skills Week, the Department of Education, Skills and Employment is holding a second live streamed panel event focusing on digital skills featuring three of Australia’s top digital experts. A highly-skilled digital workforce is essential to Australia’s future with the demand for skilled digital professionals projected...

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National Skills Week 2020 Wrap Up Newsletter
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  • September 2nd, 2020

Below, we have the National Skills Week 2020 Wrap Up Newsletter. It highlights the key webinars, podcasts and activities that happened during National Skills Week and contains links to key reports and findings that were discussed during the week. Click below to view the newsletter. National Skills Week Newsletter

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SkillsRoad 2020 Youth Review
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  • September 1st, 2020

“Creating a better normal”. SkillsRoad released their 2020 Covid-19 youth review. The report aims to arm employers, educators and parents/carers with the knowledge and tools they need to turn this pandemic into an opportunity, rather than a long-term threat. To support them to play their part to help youth navigate this difficult situation and empower...

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VET MythBusters: A parents guide to Vocational Education & Training – Video
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  • September 1st, 2020

As part of National Skills Week the Australian Parents Council presented their webinar “VET Myth Busters: A parents guide to Vocational Education and Training.” A webinar for parents wanting to know more about Vocational Education and Training. Are you worried your kid will be sent for a left-handed screwdriver? Asked to purchase a replacement bubble...

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Q&A Panel Discussion for The Digital Parents – Video
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  • September 1st, 2020

To celebrate National Skills Week, SkillsOne hosted a Q&A Skills Panel for parents or students to call in to ask questions. This covered content about vocational education, training and career pathways. The panel included: Host: Rachael Beck –  Actress Panelists:  Brian Wexham, Chief Executive Officer- SkillsOne Television and Founder- National Skills Week Luke Mangan, Australian...

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Impact of parents and schools on career pathways and choices
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  • August 28th, 2020

The Panel: Kristy McDermott is an Qld 2019 Vocational student of the year VET Alumni, and Finalist at the  Australian Training Awards (ATA). Karin Cahill is the parent of Jordan Cahill who has had success at the NSW and ATA,WorldSkills and other areas of his career. , Samantha Boreham is the Assistant Principal (Learning Innovation),...

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Where can VET take You? Opportunities Galore in VET
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  • August 28th, 2020

  Panalists: Yasmin King: CEO SkillsIQ , Cris Matkowski: 2018 – Gold Medallist – Cookery, 2019 – Skill Squad – Cookery VET Alumni . This episode explores the experience of Cris Matkowski who entered into the Apprenticeship space in commercial cookery. Straight out of school. Cris was a Gold Medal winner at the National WorldSkills...

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Episode 4: Sharon Blain’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain Education. Its purpose...

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Episode 3: Danny Pato’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...

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Episode 2: Jules & Bennie’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...

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Episode 1: Hermiz & Dee’s Journey to the Top
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  • August 28th, 2020

Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top, the hit online event for the hairdressing industry, will screen during National Skills Week. One of the first Australian online hairdressing events of the COVID era, Virtual Hair Experience: Journey to the Top launched on Monday, 8 June and was co-produced by Box Hill Institute and Sharon Blain...

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VET in Schools Immersion Program
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  • August 27th, 2020

The NSW Department of Education as part of it committment to ensuring VET in School teachers remain current with the latest skills, trends and applications conduct immersion programs for their teachers. You can see the passion and committment in the teachers to ensuring that their students obtain the most up to date information and skills...

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NRL – Wellbeing and Education
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  • August 27th, 2020

As part of National Skills Week, the Australian NRL has created short videos from ambassadors for the NRL-VET (Vocational Education and Training) Pathways program. The NRL ambassadors, talk to us about their experience with vocational education, how it helped them both on and off the field, as well as where it has taken them in...

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Right Skills. Right Time?
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  • August 26th, 2020

    SkillsIQ is a national not-for-profit organisation supporting industry to develop standards to ensure the workforce is equipped with the right skills for jobs now and in the future. This report measures the gap between the required qualification across 400 occupations in the economy and the actual qualifications held by more than 10 million...

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Please tell us about Vocational Education. Advice to Influencers and young people.
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  • August 26th, 2020

This episode explores the experience of 3 Vocational education and Training Alumni, who have all had very different experiences and journeys with Vocational Education and Training (VET). One thing in common is they are all passionate about providing guidance and information to young people and their influencers on the opportunities and diversity in VET. We...

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Where next for skills? Upskilling to Reboot Australia
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  • August 26th, 2020

              To meet the demands of the accelerated technological change, with the added complication of border closures, business needs to shift its focus to reskilling and upskilling employees. In June PwC surveyed CFO’s around the world and found roughly half plan to make remote work a permanent option.  And 52% said...

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